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From Universal Studios Home Entertainment: Wanderlust

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- From director David Wain (Role Models, Wet Hot American Summer) and producer Judd Apatow (Knocked Up, The 40-Year-Old Virgin) and starring Paul Rudd (I Love You Man, Role Models) and Jennifer Aniston (Horrible Bosses, The Break-Up), Wanderlust is a laugh-out-loud comedy about leaving it all behind. Hailed as "hilarious from start to finish" by Jeremy Smith, Ain', Wanderlust is available on Blu-ray(TM) Combo Pack, DVD, and On Demand on June 19, 2012 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

After George (Rudd) loses his high-stress Manhattan job, he and his wife, Linda (Aniston), hit the road and wind up crashing at Elysium, a free-spirited community of hippies, tree-huggers and the occasional nudist. Featuring an all-star ensemble cast including Justin Theroux (Zoolander), Malin Akerman (The Proposal) and Alan Alda (Tower Heist), Wanderlust has "more laughs than I've had at the movies in a very long time" (Carrie Rickey, Philadelphia Inquirer). The Wanderlust Blu-ray(TM) Combo Pack and DVD are packed with bonus features, including deleted scenes, a gag reel, feature commentary and behind-the-scenes featurettes. Fans can also see the Wanderlust "Bizarro Cut," which features 80 minutes of never-before-seen jokes in nearly every scene, available exclusively on Blu-ray(TM) and select VOD providers.

The Wanderlust Blu-ray(TM) Combo Pack delivers the film in perfect hi-def picture and perfect hi-def sound. The Blu-ray(TM) Combo Pack also includes UltraViolet(TM), a DVD and a Digital Copy of the film - so consumers can truly enjoy the movie anytime, anywhere, on the device of their choice! UltraViolet(TM) is the revolutionary new way for consumers to collect movies and TV shows and put them in the cloud. From there, they can download and stream instantly to computers, tablets and smartphones. In addition, consumers can redeem a Digital Copy of the film from a variety of retail partners, who offer many viewing options including iTunes®, iPad®, iPhone®, iPod(TM) touch, Android, connected televisions, Blu-ray player apps and more!




    --  GAG REEL
    --  LINE-O-RAMA
    --  GOD AFTON!:  Fans can go with the cast and crew behind the scenes of
    --  PENIS ENVY: A mockumentary on Joe Lo Truglio's experience wearing a
        prosthetic penis for his Wanderlust role.
    --  THE ELYSIUM CAMPAIGN:  Jordan Peele gives an impression of President
        Barack Obama if he had a small role in Wanderlust.
    --  WAINY DAYS - ELYSIUM:  See the cast in an exclusive episode of director
        David Wain's popular web series "Wainy Days."

    --  FEATURE COMMENTARY:  Featuring director/writer/producer David Wain,
        writer/producer Ken Marino, actor/producer Paul Rudd, and impressions by
        Kevin Pollack.

BLU-RAY(TM) BONUS FEATURES: Unleash the power of your HDTV with perfect hi-def picture and perfect hi-def sound.

    --  WANDERLUST - THE BIZARRO CUT:  80 minutes of the film with alternate
        jokes in nearly every scene.
    --  UltraViolet(TM): The revolutionary new way for consumers to collect
        movies and TV shows, put them in the cloud and stream instantly to
        computers, tablets and smart phones, currently available in the United
        States only.
    --  DIGITAL COPY:  Viewers can redeem a digital version of the full-length
        movie from a choice of retail partners to watch on an array of
        electronic and portable devices
    --  BD-LIVE(TM):  Access the BD-Live(TM) Center through your
        Internet-connected player to watch the latest trailers and more!
    --  pocket BLU(TM) APP:   The groundbreaking pocket BLU(TM) app uses iPad®,
        iPhone®, iPod®  touch,  Android(TM), PC and Mac®  to work seamlessly
        with a network-connected Blu-ray(TM) player.  Plus iPad® and
        Android(TM) tablet owners can enjoy a new, enhanced edition of pocket
        BLU(TM) made especially to take advantage of the tablets' larger screen
        and high resolution display.  Consumers will be able to browse through a
        library of Blu-ray(TM) content and watch entertaining extras on-the-go
        in a way that's bigger and better than ever before.  pocket BLU(TM)
        offers advanced features such as:
        --  ADVANCED REMOTE CONTROL:  A sleek, elegant new way to operate your
            Blu-ray(TM) player. Users can navigate through menus, playback and
            BD-Live(TM) functions with ease.
        --  VIDEO TIMELINE:  Users can easily bring up the video timeline,
            allowing them to instantly access any point in the film.
        --  MOBILE-TO-GO:  Users can unlock a selection of bonus content with
            their Blu-ray(TM) discs to save to their device or to stream from
            anywhere there is a Wi-Fi network, enabling them to enjoy content on
            the go, anytime, anywhere.
        --  BROWSE TITLES:  Users will have access to a complete list of pocket
            BLU(TM)-enabled titles available and coming to Blu-ray(TM) Hi-Def. 
            They can view free previews and see what additional content is
            available to unlock on their device.
        --  KEYBOARD:  Entering data is fast and easy with your device's
            intuitive keyboard.

    --  uHEAR(TM):  Never miss another line of dialogue with this innovative
        feature that instantly skips back a few seconds on your Blu-ray(TM) disc
        and turns on the subtitles to highlight what you missed.


Cast: Jennifer Aniston, Paul Rudd, Justin Theroux, Malin Akerman, Ken Marino, Alan Alda, Joe Lo Truglio, Lauren Ambrose, Kathryn Hahn
Directed By: David Wain
Written By: Ken Marino, David Wain
Producers: Judd Apatow, Ken Marino, Paul Rudd, David Wain
Executive Producer: Richard Vane
Production Designer: Aaron Osborne
Director of Photography: Michel Bonvillain
Costume Design: Debra McGuire
Edited By: David Moritz, Robert Nassau
Music By: Craig Wedren


Street Date: June 19, 2012
Copyright: 2012 Universal Studios Home Entertainment
Selection Number: 61120894 (U.S.); 91122785 (Canada)
Layers: BD-50
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen 1.85:1
Rating: R for sexual content, graphic nudity, language, and drug use (U.S.); 14A (Canada); 13+ for Langage Vulgaire (Quebec)
Languages:/Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish, French
Sound: English Dolby Digital 5.1, English Dolby Digital 2.0 (Bonus), Spanish DTS Surround 5.1
Run Time: 1 Hour, 38 Minutes


Street Date: June 19, 2012
Copyright: 2012 Universal Studios Home Entertainment
Selection Number: 61118045 (U.S.); 61122787 (Canada)


Layers: Dual Layer
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen 1.85:1
Rating: R for sexual content, graphic nudity, language, and drug use (U.S.); 14A (Canada); 13+ for Langage Vulgaire (Quebec)
Languages/Subtitles: English SDH/Spanish Subtitles/French Subtitles
Sound: English Dolby Digital 5.1, English Dolby Digital 2.0 (Bonus), Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1
Run Time: 1 Hour, 38 Minutes

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Universal Studios Home Entertainment is a unit of Universal Pictures, a division of Universal Studios ( Universal Studios is a part of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group and world-renowned theme parks. Comcast Corporation owns a controlling 51% interest in NBCUniversal, with GE holding a 49% stake.


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